[openstack-dev] [nova] Supporting volume_type when booting from volume
liyingjun1988 at gmail.com
Wed May 24 00:50:41 UTC 2017
It’s definitely a nice feature to have for end user, actually we implemented it our own because we need this but
nova doesn’t support.
> On May 24, 2017, at 6:58 AM, Jay Bryant <jungleboyj at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/23/2017 9:56 AM, Duncan Thomas wrote:
>> On 23 May 2017 4:51 am, "Matt Riedemann" <mriedemos at gmail.com <mailto:mriedemos at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Is this really something we are going to have to deny at least once per release? My God how is it that this is the #1 thing everyone for all time has always wanted Nova to do for them?
>> Is it entirely unreasonable to turn the question around and ask why, given it is such a commonly requested feature, the Nova team are so resistant to it?
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> I am going to jump into the fray here ...
> I think that at some point we need to do a cost/benefit analysis. If customers really want this, than maybe it is worth the potential technical debt. Going down a route of hacking something together from the client seems to potentially incur more technical debt and create a worse UX.
> At the risks of having things thrown at me, I am going to say that this could have a number of benefits. It could be leveraged by the Cinder Ephemeral driver that is being considered. Volume types associated with compute hosts could be used to ensure use of storage local to the compute host that is managed by Cinder.
> Anyway, that is my $0.02.
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